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Ruling Regions, Exploiting Resources

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, debate has started to explore the tensions between global and local aspects of the Roman economic world. This chapter argues that the Roman economy is not only best understood as an ... More


Conclusion

Ronald Hutton

in Pagan Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197716
eISBN:
9780300198584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197716.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book has discussed how much changing cultural patterns in the past and present have influenced scholarly reconstructions of ancient paganism. It also describes the extent to which a wide-ranging ... More


Living in Bohíos: Domestic Life at La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the various facets of domestic life at La Isabela. La Isabela was dramatically different from other late fifteenth-century European towns in many ways. The population was ... More


Early Mesopotamia Urbanism: How?

in Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a speculative scenario to account for how the Sumerian takeoff could have resulted, in part, out of evolving, long-term trade patterns that ultimately favored the development of ... More


The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Iain Morley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Music is possessed by all human cultures, and archaeological evidence for musical activities pre-dates even the earliest-known cave art. Music has been the subject of keen investigation across a ... More


Crossing the Divide in the First Millennium BC: A Study into the Cultural Biographies of Boats

Robert Van de Noort

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0024
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the evidence for maritime activities in the southern North Sea basin during the first millennium BC in order to reconnect the practice of long-distance travelling, exchange, and ... More


Materials and Performances

Andrew Meirion Jones

in Prehistoric Materialities: Becoming Material in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199556427
eISBN:
9780191804380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199556427.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the issue of performance and its relation to monumentality, focusing on ritual activity at the Neolithic Causewayed Enclosures of southern England, and the nature and sequence ... More


Introduction

Zosia H. Archibald and John K. Davies

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It presents three examples that reveal the common thread of demand-creation which binds together the chapters in this volume. ... More


Inter-Regional Economies in the Aegean Basin

Gary Reger

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter demonstrates how regional analysis can identify patterns in the economies of the Hellenistic period, and how the identification of regions based on non-economic factors can serve as a ... More


Machines for thinking: a case study

Helen Gittos

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the importance of the door or main entrance of Anglo-Saxon churches. It highlights the importance of doorways as settings for rituals and explains it was the location for many ... More


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